A Letter to My Future Self

(Read after R’s first birthday on July 6th)

Dear Tarynn,

I’m writing this because I know you and B are unsure as to whether you want a third child or not. People keep asking, and at this point in your lives, you may be considering it.

Z is old enough to help out and engages in fun conversations. R is big enough to walk around and is as cute as ever. So, yeah, you could handle a third one, right?

Before you actively begin “trying,” do a few things for me first.

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Miss Z is Gonna Be Three

In honor of my daughter’s 3rd birthday tomorrow, I thought I would share our birthing experience:

I was two days late.  My husband had just left for work at 7am and I got up for the tenth time to pee, when my water broke.  It didn’t hurt, it was just obvious what had happened. I continued to the restroom to pee.  And things started to….gush.

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